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Gov. Brown Commends San Diego On Water Conservation

Aug. 11
Midday Edition
By David Wagner
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Gov. Jerry Brown came to San Diego Tuesday to commend local leaders on hitting state-mandated water cuts in recent months.

Is California Ready To Legalize Marijuana?

Aug. 12
Midday Edition
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Four states and the district of Columbia have legalized marijuana, and California could be next. A recent report by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy provides a road map for regulating pot.

Documentary About Vatican Investigation Of Feminist Nuns Screens In San Diego

Aug. 11
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An account of the Catholic Church crackdown on the American nuns is the subject of "Radical Grace," a new documentary screening in San Diego on Wednesday night.

Proposed Carson Stadium Could Be Ready By 2019

Aug. 11
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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The former football executive who is spearheading efforts by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to jointly build a stadium in Carson said that both teams are "committed" to Los Angeles.

How An Early School Start Is Affecting Teenagers' Sleep

Aug. 10
Midday Edition
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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds many schools are starting too early making it difficult for teenagers to get enough sleep.

Lessons Learned From Training Iraqi Troops To Fight ISIS

Aug. 10
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It's been a year since President Obama sent U.S. advisers to Iraq to help that nation's soldiers fight back against the so-called Islamic State. Among those still deployed as trainers are Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton.

$259,000 Drug Hard To Swallow For Some Patients

Aug. 10
By David Wagner
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A new drug discovered in San Diego is giving hope to some patients with cystic fibrosis. It's giving others a severe case of sticker shock.

San Diegans Reflect On 70th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Atomic Blast

Aug. 6
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A San Diego woman shares the story of her father, who survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima 70 years ago. Midday Edition looks at how survivors promote peace in San Diego.

San Diego County Sends Firefighters North

Aug. 6
Midday Edition
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Firefighters from San Diego County have been redeployed around the state to help contain about 20 wildfires.

New Seuss Book Out Of The Bone Pile And Onto Bookshelves

July 31
Evening Edition
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The manuscript for "What Pet Should I Get?" by Theodor Geisel was discovered in 2013 in a box of notes and sketches, which he referred to as the "bone pile."

San Diego To Document LGBTQ History

July 30
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The city of San Diego will document the people, places and events that gave strength to the "lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer" community during times of discrimination.

Medicare And Medicaid Turn 50

July 30
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On July 30,1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries who live in San Diego County.

New Approach To Discipline At San Diego Unified Proven Successful

July 30
Midday Edition
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San Diego Unified School District has seen a drop in expulsions since it implemented a discipline program that uses restorative justice.

New Grants Help San Diego County Groups Study Climate Change

July 29
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The San Diego Foundation awarded more than $300,000 in grants to six local programs to address climate issues that impact San Diego County's economy and way of life.

Should Public Toilet In Downtown San Diego Stay Or Go?

July 28
By Claire Trageser
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City staffers say a recently installed $250,000 Portland Loo at 14th and L streets has increased crime in the area, become a nuisance and should close, but people who live and work in the area say it should stay.